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MattSmith

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Associate

"I combine the skills I learned during my time in the US Navy and as a lawyer to achieve my clients' goals."

Overview

Biography

Matt advises clients on a wide range of complex commercial litigation matters, including business litigation, executive compensation agreements, and civil rights litigation. He has additional experience drafting company policies and procedures and advising corporate clients on them.

Bar Associations

  • North Carolina Bar Association
Experience

Representative Experience

  • Successfully obtained a motion for summary judgment dismissing a $60 million contract dispute.
  • Successfully appealed a matter where the plaintiff rejected a $2 million settlement, the jury awarded $1,000, and the trial court set aside the verdict with additur of $800,000.

Prior Experience

  • James, McElroy & Diehl, PA, Associate
  • Rupp Baase Pfalzgraf Cunningham LLC, Associate
  • Hancock Estabrook LLP, Associate
  • US Navy, Petty Officer Second Class
Knowledge

Selected Media

  • Law360 Pulse, "Barclay Damon Adds Litigator in Rochester"

Selected Alerts & Blog Posts

Featured Media

Alerts

NYS Department of Health Publishes Amended Proposed Cybersecurity Regulations for Hospitals

Alerts

FTC Noncompete Rule Survives—For Now

Alerts

New York Trial Court Finds Uber Is Not Vicariously Liable for Driver's Negligence

Alerts

ERISA Forfeiture Lawsuits: Navigating the Emerging Legal Landscape

Alerts

EU Leads the Way on Artificial Intelligence Regulation

Alerts

End of An Era: SCOTUS Overturns Chevron After 40 Years of Deference to Administrative Agencies

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